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    • Montiel, Antoine; Bonnefoy, Xavier (‎Copenhagen : WHO Regional Office for Europe, 1996)‎
      Each year, 3 million people throughouth the world die as a direct result of drinking unsafe water. This colossal figure is particularly worrying when seen in conjunction with the 120 million people in WHO's European region ...
    • Bonnefoy, Xavier; World Health Organization. Regional Office for Europe (‎Copenhagen : WHO Regional Office for Europe, 1997)‎
      Public spaces have a range of roles to play in a town or city. They are places where many things can happen - exchanges, meetings, even conflicts. They are an ideal setting for recreation and sport, as well as for cultural ...
    • Calder, Ian; Bonnefoy, Xavier; World Health Organization. Regional Office for Europe (‎Copenhagen : WHO Regional Office for Europe, 1995)‎
      Lead is toxic to humans. In children continual exposure at low levels has been shown to cause mental retardation and behavioural problems. Due to use of lead in pipes for water distribution, widespread use of lead-based ...
    • Potelon, Jean-Luc; Bonnefoy, Xavier; World Health Organization. Regional Office for Europe (‎Copenhagen : WHO Regional Office for Europe, 1995)‎
      In general, local authorities are responsible for the quality of water distributed to the population. They must ensure that this water is always fit for consumption. It is easier to supply the public with water of a ...
    • Thurgood, Maggie; Bonnefoy, Xavier; World Health Organization. Regional Office for Europe (‎Copenhagen : WHO Regional Office for Europe, 1995)‎
      Most human activities create waste. The majority of those wastes are not, in themselves, a potential threat to health but their correct management can help to minimise or avoid associated risks. There is no single "correct" ...
    • Kaila, Juha; Bonnefoy, Xavier; World Health Organization. Regional Office for Europe (‎Copenhagen : WHO Regional Office for Europe, 1995)‎
      An efficient and comprehensive waste collection system is essential to protect the health of the population. The entire waste management plan for a city or region depends on the standard of the collection service. A modern ...
    • Bonnefoy, Xavier; World Health Organization. Regional Office for Europe (‎Copenhagen : WHO Regional Office for Europe, 1998)‎
      On the eve of the twenty-first century, and despite the fact that many countries in WHO's European Region are among the most developed in the world, water distribution still causes problems : more than 10 millions Europeans ...